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The Gentle Outdoors

From easy walking and cycling routes to beautiful viewpoints, discover the gentle outdoors with these great itineraries.

Do you enjoy gentle walks, being outdoors in nature and experiencing your surroundings at a leisurely pace? These gentle itineraries combine some of the Peak District and Derbyshire's most accessible viewpoints, easy walking routes, and flat-level cycling routes.

The Gentle Outdoors Itineraries


Car-free guide: A train tour of the Goyt Valley

Just a short hop on the train from Manchester and Sheffield, this picturesque corner of the county is waiting to be discovered.

Car-free guide: 48 hours in the Hope Valley

Take in dramatic scenery, quaint villages and some of the Peak District's most iconic attractions along the Hope Valley Line between Manchester…

Peak District classics: Hope Valley itinerary

Taking in some of the best views and most picturesque places in the Hope Valley, this varied tour would make an excellent weekend or midweek break.

How to spend 48 hours in Bakewell

This itinerary is based in the historic market town of Bakewell, famed for its sweet confection, and includes some Peak District classics!

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